The National League of Cities (NLC) and Arnold Ventures provide recommendations on how local jurisdictions can improve their response to mental illness through cross-system collaboration. The document linked here is the executive summary, which includes links to three constituent reports.
Issues of Race and Ethnicity is qualitative research study focused on how BIPOC mental health consumers navigate and experience racism within both the mental health system and the psychiatric survivors movement.
A discussion with Dr.Kwame McKenzie on anti-Black racism and the legacy of racism and mental health in the Black community.
Psychiatric abuse, forced sterilization, experimental surgeries, and manual labor are some of the “treatments” received by Black mental health patients in psychiatric wards post-Civil-War to the 1960s.
Cannabis is the most frequently used illicit drug taken by US youth and the drug most commonly presented by youth who seek drug treatment. The study found significantly higher rates of non-fatal self-harm and deaths in a subset of teens with mood disorders who were active cannabis users.